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at the first lady's all the way up to michelle obama. in conjunction with the new series, we did a poll, a national survey conducted on line for us about first ladies. how does your opinion -- excuse me, this is the first question -- so we want to hear from men and women on this issue of what you think the role of the first lady should be. 202-585-3882, for all others. we're taking your comments on facebook, on twitter, or you can send us an e-mail on this topic. should they be advocating political and policy issues? more from the poll that we did. does opinion of first ladies that influence your view of the president? should first ladies receive a government salary? what are your thoughts this morning? should first ladies advocate political and policy issues? we want to get your take. you can start dialing in now. i will go to the washington post in their style section in the article they did on the series. go to our website you can see bios of historians participating in the series. we have pictures of althol the first ladies and you can click on them. her biography will b
by an even bigger name. >> live from the white house, the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. >> reporter: in a show that promised surprises, this one was the biggest. >> i am so honored to help introduce this year's nominees for best picture. >> reporter: the envelope was the winning name was not in hollywood. it was handed to michelle obama in the white house. >> "argo." >> reporter: "argo" won the grand prize even though ben affleck was nominated for best director. >> i was sort of hallucinating. honestly i was just asking these guys outside, was that michelle obama. >> reporter: 22-year-old jennifer lawrence had a very unscripted moment on her way to collecting her oscar for best actress actress. her fall had the audience on its feet. >> what was i thinking when i got up? a bad word i can't say that starts with "f." >> and if question that begins with tommy lee jones begins now. >> reporter: oscars host seth mcfarland got plenty of laughs on stage but was on twitter. >> the actor who got inside his head was john will booth. >> reporter: the sh
, it is because i try to make it me. i try to bring a little bit of michelle obama into this, but at the same time respecting and valuing the tradition that is america's. >> joining me is mark farkus executive producer and the historian that worked on the series and featured in it. good to see both of you. >> thank you, chris. >> why this? why now? what do you want people to understand about the role of first lady that they probably didn't know before? >> i think you take a look at someone like michelle obama and the recent first ladies and out in front of the camera and espousing phenomenas, and you take a look at abigail adams lobbying her husband for the rights of women and saying that if you do not keep in mind the ladies taking a look at the declaration of independence and also the constitution, we may foment a rebellion. they're very influential over time and a lot of the names lost to history so it is a different perspective. >> one of the things i find interesting, rosalynn, is some first ladys really embrace the role and others went kicking and screaming and laura bush talks about she tol
will be seeded with michelle obama as president obama the live is the address tonight. she praised the new health care law for allowing her to remain on her parents' plan until she's 26. she also thought of the law's coverage eligibility for those like her with pre- existing conditions. >> apple ceo tim cook will be among those in capital audience as president obama delivers his state of the union address. >> cook is another invited guest of first lady michelle obama. invitation means the apple chief has to reschedule a highly anticipated presentation he is giving today at the goldman sacs technology conference in san francisco. instead of talking in the afternoon, after market close, he will now speak early this morning, before catching a fly to washington. his presentation is now scheduled for 715 our time. >> you can watch the president said said of the union speech live on kron 4 24/7 channel you could find that on, has won 93. it starts tonight at 6. >> and other national news. chicago police say, the two men accused of killing a 15 year-old honor student mist to occur at her friend's for ri
in tonight's address. michelle obama will be joined about it parents of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton who was gunned down. two gang members were charged in the chicago honor student's murder. police say the gunmen mistook the teen's friend for a rival gang member. that's when they came upon them and opened fire. pendleton's father is ecstatic by the news of the arrest. he hopes the parents of other innocent victims never have to endure the same thing. >>> that other big story from overseas, leaders of the catholic church are going to be looking for a new pontiff after pope benedict announced yesterday he is stepping down. the decision stunned even his closest aides even though the 85-year-old hinted in the past that his age and waning strength could force him to resign. he was elected in 2005 and will stay on until february 28th. his plan to meet for that secret enclave to select a new leader. we have a report from vatican city. >> reporter: the day after the shocking announcement that he will resign on february 28th, more details are emerging about his decision. the vatican's own newspap
for jennifer lawrence and anne hathaway, or for duchess kate and first lady michelle obama. >> love, a collection by prabal gurung. >> reporter: it's his collection at target for all of us that's causing quite the sensation. it's been two days since the designer's latest launch. and the retailer is struggling to keep the threads in stock. while instagram and twitter are flooded with pictures of shoppers lucky to get their hands on something, ebay is filling up with listings. this dress sold for 250 big ones. that's five-times its original price. it was the same phenomenon we saw when missoni hit target stores in 2011, drawing black friday-like crowds. here he is in the studio. prabal gurung joining us. congratulations with this collaboration. >> thank you very much. i'm excited to be here. >> we're excited to have it. and women are excited to get to target asap. your collection came out two days ago? >> yes. >> and already, it's hard to find. >> i just found out this morning. i'm really excited that everyone felt the love that i felt while doing the collection. everyone's buying it.
won when the director hasn't been nominated. first lady michelle obama presenting the film with the top prize, as you saw. >>> what's on the agenda in the united states, there's no economic data today, but invests will be keeping a close watch on capitol hill as ben bernanke testifies before congress on the economy on tuesday and wednesday. atlanta fed president dennis lockhart speaks about the economy this evening. that's at 7:00 p.m. eastern. on the results page, first energy hurts lows, realology, autodesk muck notable names reported today. how are we set up for this week? michael gurka, good to see you this morning. hope you had a good weekend. we snapped the seven week of straight gains for the s&p at the beginning of the year. still, not a bad close on friday. we have the sequester at the end of the week, bernanke at the elsewhere.nd everything else how do you see it playing out? >> well, ross, i wonder if we're going to go satellite hook up to michelle obama again so she can give us the okay on the sequester and then we can put some more glitz to that, also, because
pendleton had performed at the president's inauguration, michelle obama appeared at the funeral. tonight her parents will be guests at tonight's state of the europe onaddress. ted rowlands has more. what do we know and how did police find them? >> reporter: well, zoraida, how police found them unfortunately wasn't from a tip from the community. they said they were very disappointed in the fact that despite the fact that this case was on the airwaves every single day for almost two weeks and there was a $40,000 reward, dhad not get that tip from a witness. what happened was they just canvassed the neighborhood and picked up little tidbits and were able to narrow down these two and as you said, they got a partial confession from the 18-year-old. >> and we heard that they mistook one of hadiya's friends for a rival gang member. have we learned whether or not any of her friends were connected to any gangs? >> reporter: absolutely not. in fact, the 18-year-old michael ward said he believed the one male underneath this canopy in this park was a member of a rival gang that. was a case of mistaken i
in the world right now. top designer, and target. michelle obama loving the designer. how people can't get enough. >>> a lot coming up. but we begin with the breakup murder trial. jodi arias was on the stand again yesterday, with another new charge against her victim. this time, she said her ex-boyfriend once assaulted her and broke her finger. the big question, will the jury believe her? ryan owens has the latest. >> can you hold up your hand for us to see? >> reporter: jodi arias' crooked finger. she says it's evidence her boyfriend, travis alexander, abused her. >> i put my hand up to block his foot. and it clipped my hand. and hit my finger. >> reporter: although the serial liar now on trial for his murder, admits she never went to a doctor and never called police. >> i definitely didn't want him to get in trouble. >> reporter: convincing this jury she was abused, even though there's no corroborating evidence, is key to the 32-year-old's claim she was forced to kill alexander in self-defense in june of 2008. >> you don't think it would end up like this. >> reporter: on her fourth day o
. being a plus one at the state of the union is an honor and privilege. willbut let's be real. michelle obama's guest 102 desalene victor. she waited over six hours to cast her vote. she's 102 years old and she waited six hours. this is a reminder that fixing our voting system should be a big priority. and luis gutierrez will bring an undocumented worker and father of two american-born sons. he faces deportation after driving without a license. the deportation guidelines are support to deport criminals not deporting people like sÁnchez, who is a working parent for driving without a license. that's not why you get deported. guess who will be seated next to nancy pelosi. the man who left his heart in her san francisco. singer tony bennet. he'll be there with an epic rap battle against ted new nugent. the seating for the state of the union is not assigned, so if you see a member of congress standing along the center aisle chances are they got there really early to claim their spots. there are four members holding seats today nine hours before obama's speech. texas representative al green
now of hollywood's biggest night. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama gave the oscars a huge surprise when she named the best picture. >> and the oscar goes to "argo." >> reporter: it was an especially sweet victory for ben affleck, who wasn't even dominated for directing the iranian hostage thriller. >> i think everyone on the movie, directed this movie -- >> reporter: "life of pi" about a boy adrift at sea with a tiger won the most, four, including best director, ang lee. he played lincoln's leading man, daniel day-lewis made history, becoming the first male actor to win three oscars. >> so grateful to the academy for this beautiful honor. >> reporter: she took a tumble heading to the stage but everyone else was on their feet when jennifer lawrence won for best actress. >> you guys are just standing up because you feel bad i fell and that's embarrassing. >> and the quest to make tommy lee jones laft begins now. >> reporter: seth macfarlane securing stars and poking fun at himself during a visit from captain kirk. >> seth macfarlane, worst oscar host. it's that bad? >> uh-hu
the inaugural festivities. she was laid to rest saturday at a funeral attended by first lady michelle obama. police said the suspects are 18 and 20-year-old members of a street gang who opened fire at who they mistakenly thought were gang rivals. the white house meanwhile has announced hadiya pendleton's parents will be among president obama's guests tonight at the state of the union. the chicago home of the obamas is about a mile from where hadiya was killed. the pendletons will be joined by a number of other guests touched by gun violence. at least 24 democratic congressmembers are bringing victims of gun violence and their families. one republican guest is trying attention, ted nugent. he is attending with texas congress member steve stockman. the secret service investigated him for making threatening comments about president obama last year. a gunman killed two women at a delaware courthouse on monday before dying in a shootout with police. the gunman was reportedly the father of a man embroiled in a bitter custody dispute with one of the victims. delaware police sergeant paul shavack a
michelle obama. the imitation means the apple chief had to reschedule a highly anticipated presentation he's giving today at the goldman sacks technology conference in san francisco. you can watch the president's office said at the union speech live on kron4247 news channel, has 193 tonight starting at 6:00 p.m.. >> north korea confirmed today it it it has conducted its third nuclear test. president obama is calling the latest test a " highly provocative act that threatens u.s. security and international peace. the president promises to take necessary action to defend america and its allies. the u.n. security council will hold emergency meeting this morning on the nuclear test. the latest as combined with recent missile launches has experts predicting that north korea is trying to develop a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the united states. the detonation was about half the size of the nuclear blast on hiroshima during world war two. the detonation ashley registered as a 5.1 earthquake on the usgs as seismic equipment. >> the mayor of los angeles is asking an ax, wanted by police to tu
's inauguration parade. hadi ya a penned elton was an innocent by stander. her paersons will be michelle obama's guests at the state of the union tonight. ted rowlands is out front on a case that's galvanized residents to action. >> hi, my name is hadiya. >> the murder of 15-year-old honor student hadiya pendleton is a case that people in chicago want solved. the high school sophomore who had just returned from performing as a majorette at the presidential inauguration was killed in this park after finishing a final exam, but getting witnesses to help make an arrest, even in a case that's gotten so much attention for almost two weeks has been difficult. >> people are rightfully concerned about their participation as witnesses in this case or in any other case that involves a murder. >> chicago police say attacks against witnesses are actually rare, but people still believe they're in danger. >> i have to live here and my family lives here, so it would be a problem with me telling. >> because what could happen? >> because they would kill people. it's that dangerous around here. >> it is dangero
gang. hadiya's killing has become a national symbol of gun violence. her parents will sit with michelle obama at tonight's state of the union. >> that's certainly a nice gesture. you have to wonder how heavily the president will hit on that tonight. they said unlike the inaugural speech, this will be an address much more focused on the economy than some of the other issues. >> and just going back to that for one second. the two people charged, 18 and 20 years old. very young men. >> babies killing babies. >>> in other news, heavy rain is slowing down the cleanup effort after that powerful tornado tore through the state of mississippi. the twister barreled through three counties for 75 miles, damaging or destroying near lly 600 homes. he was an e-4 and more than 80 people were hurt but amazingly no one was killed. >> so your dad's ashes -- >> they were in the front living room. >> did he die recently? >> yes, sir, about two months ago. >> maybe he was watching over you guys. >> he had to be. i know somebody was. >> officials say it could have been a lot worse, but see remembers gave resi
and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. [applause] [applause] >> good morning. we've had a wonderful time together to discuss issues. thanks for your attention. it's overwhelming -- >> [inaudible] >> yes, have a seat. please, sorry. [laughter] >> thank you. >> it's overwhelming to think of the pathway that each person took to get to this event today. some from little villages halfway around the world, and some from just 12 blocks away. thank you. this event taken place for 61 years now began with a group of people that happened to be leaders wanting to get together for breakfast and prayer. one thing i know for sure is life is complicated and is likely to get more complicated. but as the senate of the weekly prayer group we've learned taking time each week to meet and take off the disguises that we wear and pray and share our lives together makes life better. in the modern world and especially in a city like this, there are thousands of things that drive us apart. politics, ideology and even religion. we come together in the spirit of jesus who told us
. and hadiya would still be alive. >> so sad. hadiya's mother will be sitting beside michelle obama during the state of the union. so we expect the president to talk a bit about gun control. we'll hear what he has to say. ted rowlands from chicago. >>> also in the news, it felt like an earthquake, but this morning the truth is even more jolting. overnight, north korea once again defied the world and detonated a nuclear bomb. it is the third underground test by the communist country since 2006, and it's most powerful. the explosion roughly half the strength of the bomb dropped on hiroshima in world war ii. today in a rare solidarity, world leaders are condemning this test. at this minute diplomats from the most powerful nations are meeting behind closed doors at the united nations. it's north korea's first nuclear test under its new leader kim jong-un. it comes hours ahead of president obama's state of the union speech. analysts believe it's a way for kim jong-un to force the president to acknowledge north korea during tonight's state of the union address. >>> speaking of that we are 11 hou
at the state of the union, he'll be sitting with first lady michelle obama in special box seats. this isn't the first time the first lady's guest list has included tech stars. last year she was joined by laureen powell jobs. "starting point" begins after this. es! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, >>> we end as always with "end point." you want to start us off, ron? >> eight years of tax cuts and deregulation under president bush, four years of public investment and stimulus under president obama. the median income is lower than 2000, the worst record of job growth since the depletion. many americans doubt either party has an answer and they are right to wonder.
house. now you may remember the sergeant munley sat with first lady michelle obama during the president's 2010 state of the union address. you can see her right there. munley says that she was told that the victims of that shooting would be taken care of but instead, she says she feels betrayed. >> not to the least little bit have the victims been taken care of. in fact they have been neglected very badly. >> so the president's promise was not fulfilled? >> no. >> reporter: munley was shot three times that day as she and her partner took on major nidal hasan likely preventings more deaths. part of what is also so disturbing about this story that munley has been laid off from her job at fort hood's civilian police force. munley and other victims there are now suing the government because the government characterized the attack as work place vie ends are and not terrorism. that designation they say doesn't give them adequate access to medical care and also financial benefits. they say that the wounds should be characterized as combat-related. by the way, jon, we should mention we just got
michelle obama will be the parents of hadiya pendleton, the young woman from the obama's neighborhood in chicago, shot and killed a week after she performed at the president's inauguration in washington. the honor comes as chicago police announce the arrest of pendleton's alleged shooters. they are 18-year-old michael ward, on the left, and 20-year-old kenneth williams. pendleton's cousin spoke by phone to anderson cooper last night. >> on behalf of my family, we are elated to know that there is one person or two now off the streets that could very well cause harm to my neighbor, another relative, or anyone in the world. we're excited to know that the police, the chicago police department worked diligently. however, there is no level of comfort. not long-term comfort. you know, we are still miserable. miserable would only be the term to really acknowledge the feelings of the parents and the family. >> chicago police say the men fired at pendleton by mistake as they were going after rival gang members instead. all right that's a fifth-floor problem... ok. not in my house! ha ha ha! ha
lady, michelle obama will be joined by the parents of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton gunned down days after performs at the president's inauguration festivities. yesterday, two gang members were charged in the honor students' murder. they say they mistook her friend for a rival. ted nugent will be attending the state of the union address as a guest of steve stockman. he said last year if the president won election i will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. secret service again, ted nugent, the motor city madman. on a side note, the congressman inviting him said he will be fact checking the president's speech live on twitter to t the #you liked. >>> today, a news supplement reveals labels may be misleading. what a surprise, researchers who tested vitamin d pills found they contain ed eed a percent amount and many people in america take vitamins. i never understood take vitamins, take vitamins, just eat right. any vitamin freaks on the set? >> i actually take b vitamins for bad hands. >> bad hands. >> bad hands. >> so if i get bad hands -- >> b vitamins. >> pop tarts have
among those cars, it's reported. >>> last year, michelle obama was joined by steve jobs' widow at the state of the union. and this year, the family and gun victims of gun violence are invited. >>> we're hearing that president obama is making an add dish to the state of the union address -- an addition to the state of the union address. jamie dupre joins us via skype. and the president is expected to talk about afghanistan. so more foreign affairs than i think some expected. >> reporter: yeah, tori, and add in there, the issue of automatic budget cuts that will hit the military as well as domestic accounts. just listening to a hearing that's still going on at this hour. the various service branch military chiefs, one by one or going down the line and talking about how over $40 billion in cuts that would hit march 11st at the pentagon would -- march 1st at the pentagon would be devastating. the air force chief of staff is talking about big cuts in his branch. the vice chief of nato operations echoing the same, saying three aircraft carriers are tied up because of monetary concern
online at speaking of guns and gun control, first lady michelle obama traveling to chicago, this story from the new york daily news. she traveled to the funeral of a 15-year-old girl who was gunned down one week after she attended and sang at the president's inauguration. inside a new york daily news, this is from james warren -- he makes this point -- you can read this inside the new york daily news. back to your calls, the number- one priority for the president in his state of the union address. marja, new york city, on the republican line. caller: my main thing is the economy and jobs. he is aight now -- truck driver. he cannot find a job. they are laying off people. all these trucks are coming from other countries into our country. that is okay. illegal immigration, it is ok for them to have it on the table, when all the americans are suffering. i do not understand how all these people keep sending money to the country, but they do not have money. another thing is, they all had cell phone. i do not understand -- have cell phones. i do not understand. their ow
." exploring the lives of the women who served as first lady from martha washington to michelle obama in a first of its kind profit for television. season one begins at 9:00 eastern and pacific. watch the program earlier in the day live at 2:00 eastern on c- span. host: here in washington we have david winston adn from new york city steve mcmahan. thank you to both of the. as we look at the state of the union, what do you think about the tone? what about the term of the president's delivery ended the way he was saying his message? guest: i think he did what many presidents do in the state of the union address, he laid out an agenda for the future. those things tend to be kind of a list. then he built to a crescendo at the end on having a vote on the gun-control measures that he has introduced. i thought it was a terrific state of the union address that did lay out the agenda. republicans know what it is he would like to accomplish. american people know what is at stake. now we will see if congress is willing to act. guest: you had the inaugural and the state of the union. he laid out
to michelle obama, and a first of its kind project for television. see someone begins monday night at nine eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio and watch the program earlier in the daylight at 2 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> the house home and to give subcommittee on oversight this morning is examining the performance of homeland security department over the 10 years since the 9/11 attack. witnesses include an official from the government accountability office which listed several areas under dhs control in his most recent high-risk list. the report highlights government programs and agencies that may be vulnerable to fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement or are most in need of brought before. this hearing should get underway in just a moment. live coverage here on c-span2. [inaudible conversations] >> the committee on homeland security subcommittee on oversight and management officials will come to order. the purpose of this hearing is to examine the efficiency of the department of homeland security and how wisely their spending taxpayer dollars. let me begin by extending
of the women who served as first lady. from martha washington to michelle obama. a first of its kind project for television. season one begins monday night at nine clock -- 9:00 eastern. >> e-house committee held a hearing on management at the department of homeland security. -- the house committee held a hearing on management at the department of homeland security. south carolina congressman jeff duncan shared the hour and a half long hearing. -- cheered the hour and a half long hearing. -- chaired the hour and a half long hearing. > >> the committee on homeland security, subcommittee on oversight and management efficiency will come to order. the purpose of this hearing is to examine the efficiency of the department of homeland security and how wisely they are spending taxpayer dollars. let me begin by extending a warm welcome to other members of the subcommittee. i am looking forward to working with ranking member ryan barber as we both share a strong commitment to us border security and ensuring our border agents receive the support they need to protect the homeland. ryan and i attended t
nixon at 2:30 p.m. sunday. and at 7:00 p.m. rachel sworn looks at michele obama's ancestry in american tapestry. for more information on the first lady ceres visit monday, booktv continues our programming with scientology, winston churchill, michele alexander on the new jim crow, max boot on guerrilla warfare, jonathan katz on haiti aide just to name a few. watch these programs and more on weekend on booktv for a complete schedule, visit >> if you cut demand for somebody's product per day by 50% you must have crushed prices. here is what happened. the average amount of medicare reimburses the day in a hospital has grown by 5 x since 1983. sixty% decline in the number of patients, increase in the price, we should be so lucky. i want to be in that business. there's another statistic which is entirely sort of irrelevant. hospitals tell medicare what their costs are so that medicare can compare the price they pay to hospital costs. in those 30 years that medicare increased the price by five times, hospitals reported that their costs have increased big ti
of the reality show she starred in. alex? >> michelle, thank you so much for that. >>> now to washington. in his weekly address today, president obama doubled down on his opposition to cutting entitlements as the deadline for sequestration draws here. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training. or medicare and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealthiest are asked to do nothing more. that won't work. we can't just cut our way to prosperity. >> joining me now, democratic congressman adam schiff, member of the house appropriations committee. nice to see you again. >> good to see you, thank you. >> we have less than two weeks until the sequester goes into effect. do you think a deal, reached? >> unfortunately i don't think so. i think in the house of representatives in particular, the gop leadership has reached the conclusion that they want the sequester to go into effect, at least temporarily. it's a way of managing
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